Spirometry



Fig. 77.1
Questions 1–8





Questions


  1. 1–8.


    Label Fig. 77.1 and define each volume and capacity.

     

  2. 9.


    Which lung volume cannot be measured by spirometry and how can it be obtained?

     

  3. 10.


    What is the significance of the FRC and what factors influence it?

     

  4. 11.


    Define closing volume and closing capacity and what is their importance?

     


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Fig. 77.2 Spirometry with labels



Answers


  1. 1.


    Inspiratory reserve volume (IRV)—maximum amount of air that can be inhaled after normal tidal inhalation [1].

     

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